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Denison SAT Scores

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SAT scores needed to get into Denison University

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Denison University is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.

Average SAT Score 1325

The average composite SAT score for admitted Denison University freshman is 1325 out of 1600. Denison students have the 103rd highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1325 is in the 90th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1220 to 1430

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1220 to 1430. The 75th percentile score is 1430 while the 25th percentile score is 1220.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Denison but we estimate it to be around a 1110 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 680

The average score for Denison students on the math portion of the SAT is 680 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 620 and the 75th percentile score 740.

Average SAT Reading Score 645

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 600 to 690 and the average score for Denison University students is 645.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

45 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to Denison University

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Denison University based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 28.2%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.76.

Can I get into Denison with a 1430 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1430 or higher is very competitive at Denison and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an above average chance of acceptance, around 42% or higher but admission is competitive.

Can I get into Denison with a 1330 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1330 to 1420 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. While scores in this range are higher than many who apply, admission is very competitive. The estimated chance of getting in is around 29% to 41%.

Can I get into Denison with a 1220 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1220 to 1320 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 17% to 27% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into Denison with a 1110 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1110 to 1210 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 16% chance of admission to Denison. SAT scores below 1110 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
Admission chances to Denison University by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 68%
1590 66%
1580 65%
1570 63%
1560 62%
1550 61%
1540 59%
1530 58%
1520 56%
1510 55%
1500 53%
1490 52%
1480 50%
1470 49%
1460 47%
1450 46%
1440 44%
1430 42%
1420 41%
1410 40%
1400 38%
1390 37%
1380 35%
1370 34%
1360 33%
1350 31%
1340 30%
1330 29%
1320 27%
1310 26%
1300 25%
1290 24%
1280 23%
1270 22%
1260 21%
1250 20%
1240 19%
1230 18%
1220 17%
1210 16%
1200 15%
1190 15%
1180 14%
1170 13%
1160 12%
1150 12%
1140 11%
1130 11%
1120 10%
1110 9%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=202523 IPEDS survey data for Denison University.